- s easily irritated or annoyed
- Ignore an egotist and he is likely to become petulant and noisy.
- It's just going to make you look petulant, and it's going to leave a bad taste in everybody's mouth.
- His relationship with Gandhi was formal, but their exchanges were often petulant and facetious.
- David Chase in Washington Post
In a 2002 court filing, Chase called Baer's claims "grossly distorted, petulant and self-aggrandizing" and that Baer provided a "modest service," arranging to introduce him to individuals who were experienced in certain facets of organized crime.
- Stewart Copeland in China Daily
The mighty Sting momentarily looks like a petulant pansy instead of the god of rock,Copeland reported.
- Andy Flower in Oneindia
There is a fine line between demanding high standards......and then stepping over that line into a petulant world, and a world that damages the team in any way,England coach Andy Flower said.